These are some of the most common answers to questions we have received over the years.
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No. Motorcycles will be provided for you at your designated training site. Scooters are available at select locations and ONLY by reserving in advance. You must contact our call center to arrange using your own scooter. 877.308.7246
Graduates of the Basic RiderCourse (BRC) are waived from further testing by the Division of Driver Licenses Office. Visit www.gathergoget.com to see the requirements for obtaining your new license.
Current law requires all riders to wear a helmet unless they meet several requirements. This link will provide the exact details of the law, click here.
Examples of eye wear are sunglasses, prescription glasses, goggles and shields. If you choose to use a shield as eye wear then the shield must be covering the eyes when you are on the motorcycle. See our Gear page
Sturdy boots that fit over the ankle are required. It is recommended that the boot soles be made of a non slip rubber or neoprene and the footwear should not have high heels, dangling laces or strings. See our Gear page
You can NOT use your own MOTORCYCLE however under certain circumstances a student may arrange to use their own SCOOTER for class. A student wishing to ride a scooter may use their scooter if there is not one in our fleet at the Training Center. You must contact our call center to arrange using your own scooter. 877.308.7246
You must have a valid Class E Drivers License to take the class.
To obtain a “Motorcycle Only” driver license you must
• Be at least 16 years old, and if under 18, hold a Learner’s License for one year with no traffic convictions.
• Pass the same knowledge test as for a regular Class E operator’s driver license.
• You must complete the Basic RiderCourse (BRC) or the Basic RiderCourse updated (BRCu) with an authorized Sponsor
• After you complete the Basic RiderCourse (BRC) or the Basic RiderCourse updated (BRCu), visit a driver license office or tax collector office that issues licenses and inform them that you completed the required course. Upon providing proper ID and paying the required endorsement fees your “Motorcycle Only” license will be issued.
• Your license will be restricted to operating “Motorcycles Only.”
Learn more at the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles official web site.
Typically, we ride. It is recommended that you bring rain gear if the forecast calls for rain.
Yes. Spanish courses are offered at various training locations. Please visit our Basic RiderCourse page to check and see if your county offers courses in Spanish.
End times change depending on class start times and of course weather conditions. The course is approximately 18 hours long including breaks and lunch. Plan on about 10 hours for range and 6 hours for classroom, both divided into two sessions each.
You will need to have the motorcycle endorsement to take any of the offered advanced RiderCourses. These courses are designed for riders who possess, at a minimum, the basic operational skills to maneuver a motorcycle. You should have successfully completed a Basic RiderCourse or have sufficient on or off-road experience and skill to be able to perform basic maneuvering and handling skills. These courses offer great oportunities for you to improve your riding skills:
We offer a variety of motorcycles to train with. Our fleet consist of a variety of motorcycles: Suzuki TU250, Honda Nighthawk 250cc, Honda Rebel 250cc, Honda Elite 80cc (scooter), Suzuki GZ250cc, Kawasaki Eliminator 125cc, Suzuki DR200cc, Yamaha Virago 250cc, Buell Blast 500cc, Kymco Agility 125 (scooter)
If you do not pass a test you may schedule one retest, free of charge. You must schedule your retest with our call center. Retesting is not permitted on the same day of the original test.
In today's economy motorcycles and motorcycling are an economical and environmentally good choice as an alternative means of transportation. To help, MTII offers the Financial Aid Program.
Community involvement since 1998. MTII participates locally and nationally in special events supporting and promoting motorcycle safety and awareness. Want to see us at your next motorcycle event to promote rider education and safety give us a call.
MTII has supporters throughout Florida that proudly support for rider education by displaying our brochures and posters. When you visit one of our supporters take a moment to let them know how valuable their support is to you as a rider.